Observations on the Influence of Habits and Manners, National and Domestic, upon the Health and Organization of the Human Race: and Particularly on the Effect of That Influence as it Relates to the Present State of English Females in the Higher and Middle Classes of Life.

London: Printed for T. Hookham, Jun. & Co, 1822. Hardcover. The author was an advocate of a gentle approach to child rearing for both genders. He seems to argue in favor of higher education for women, but only if accompanied by vigorous physical exercise to counterbalance the "actions of the intellectual functions": "our great object therefore in conducting the education of females ... is to modify the action of the brain by communicating greater and more regular movements to the animal system" (p182).

8vo, xiv, 297pp, orig. yellow eps with library label removed. Publisher's brown moire patterned gilt cloth. Skillfully rebacked with a tasteful new label. with previous owner stamp, A. C. Dunlop, at title page. OCLC: 14844634 citing 17 copies but rare in the trade. Item #21504

Price: $1,750.00

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